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Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

Latest Episodes

Classic patchwork patterns stand the test of time. Mary's guest is Deb Tucker for this episode and the Country Fair quilt is our focus. We present the tools and techniques you can use to make this classic with simplified construction. The Carpenter's Wheel block in a scrappy version will be your next favorite.

Marianne Fons appears as a special guest on this episode that celebrates leftovers, those extra blocks and scraps from previous projects too good to throw away. We feature nap-sized and baby-sized quilts, both as simple and enjoyable as your favorite comfort food.

Guest Mallory Donohue and host Sara Gallegos join forces to teach crazy quilting! This laptop sleeve is a fun place to try it out, and go wild with the embroidery options on your sewing machine.

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Fri Nov 22nd, 6:00am
Fri Nov 22nd, 12:00pm

Quilts can preserve memories, but they can also create them. Sara Gallegos presents a marvelous quilt project that incorporates fabric that can be custom-colored (by the special person in your life), as well as photo transfer fabric.

Simple construction of these "cubbyhole" blocks makes a great study of lights and darks. Mary and Marianne stress cutting accuracy and a consistent quarter inch seam for the success of creating this pattern.

Tackle cutting like a pro when you learn to cut 60-degree diamonds from simple strips. Learn tips for joining rows and adding borders with ease to create this stunning quilt.

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